›[C]a relationship between two things, ideas, etc.: connection between sth and stha study of the connection between pay and performance
›[C or U]INTERNET, IT, COMMUNICATIONSa way of joining users to a system, such as the internet or a phone system: a(n) internet/broadband/wireless connectionCould you speak up, please? This is a very bad connection.The electricity company promises connection for new customers within 48 hours.
›[C]TRANSPORTa plane, train, etc. that leaves at a suitable time for you to take it to continue your journey after travelling on another plane, train, etc.: We missed our connection and had to stay overnight at an airport hotel.
connections[plural]›important people who you know and who can help and advise you: Through his father's connections he got a job with a bank in the City.
connections[plural]›TRANSPORTroad, rail, etc. systems between one place and another: Improved road and rail connections have benefited the area greatly.